Community Performances

Many of our Tale Tellers participate in events around the state and even out of state.
Below find some of the upcoming events of interest.

Backintyme or (352) 375-4472  or  Mary Lee – 386-439-9413 –

February 15, 2022 – Tuesday 6:30pm
Stories & Music about The People that fill the pages of Florida History
Ponte Vedra Library
101 Library Blvd.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
Phone: (904) 827-6950

April 23-24, 2022 Ormond Beach Celtic Festival

May 27-29, 2022 Florida Folk Festival

The Rose of Alandale…Backintyme

Natalie Beltrami


Kathy Duffy

David Fussell

Chris Kastle

“Turtles and Gators and Spoonbills, Oh My” — Florida Storytelling Festival Outreach
TUE, JAN 25 – Umatilla Elementary School, Umatilla, FL, Private.
THU, JAN 27 – Astatual Elementary School, Astatula, FL, Private.
FRI, JAN 28 – Triangle Elementary School, Mount Dora, FL, Private.
“Hearts and Snowflakes”
TUE, FEB 8 @ 1:30PM – Bayview Health, St. Augustine, FL. Private.
“The Art of Storytelling”
TUES: APRIL 5, 12, 19, 26
The Council of The Aging- Riverhouse. St. Augustine, FL
A series of two-hour workshops on Storytelling.
The dates are April 5,12,19,26 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
April 5- The Art of Storytelling (co-taught by Chris Kastle and Kathy Kniery)
April 12- Polishing your Story (co-taught by Chris Kastle and Debra Weller)
April 19- Personal Stories for a Lasting Legacy (co-taught by Kathy Kniery and David Fussell)
April 26- Becoming a Storyteller (co-taught by Chris Kastle and Kathy Kniery)
Arts4All Residencies
THU, MAR 3 @ 7:00PM — THU, APR 28 @ 12:00AM – Valley Ridge Academy, Ponte Vedra, FL
Two multidisciplinary arts residencies: Grades K-2; Grades 4-8. Private.
“Travel Tips” — A Tale Tellers of St. Augustine Production
TUE, MAR 8 @ 7:00PM – Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission, St. Augustine, FL
Planning that long awaited trip? Hear about adventures in paradise; learn the details of the
great international towel incident; travel behind the speckled door. Chris Kastle will be your
guide for personal stories and songs of of mystery, joy, and discovery. Opening by Margaret
Kaler and Rose van der Berg.
“Let the Waves Roll High” — International Day
THU, MAR 10 – Chimney Lakes Elementary School, Jacksonville, FL. Private.
Will McLean Music Festival
FRI, MAR 11 @ 12:00PM — SUN, MAR 13 @ 5:00PM – Sertoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville, FL
“Behind the Speckled Door: Celtic Songs and Stories”
TUE, MAR 22 @ 1:00PM – Allegro Assisted Living, St. Augustine, FL. Private.
SAT, APR 9 @ 10:00-10:40 am – Crisp-Ellert Gallery, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL
Chris will perform stories for children with other members of Tale Tellers of St. Augustine.

Debra Weller

Jan 27-30, 2022 Florida Storytelling Festival


Annette Petrick

RADIO SHOW – Annette Petrick has a daily radio show Consider This with Annette Petrick..  Ninety second episodes have stories and thoughts that reach out with hope and joy. Her inspiring messages are fast paced reminders of what’s right in your world, or how to fix what’s wrong.  

WEBSITE – Nearly a hundred stories delivered with zest by this seasoned story teller, public speaker and radio personality. are captured on the website –

Listen to the stories or read them. You may find a real life story with a message or a punch line.  It may be a lyrical musing about ordinary things that bring happiness or deserve appreciation.  It could be a reminder, a reminiscence or a rant. Many have twists that get you nodding your head or laughing in surprise.  

SUNDAY STORY –  Fans can receive one Consider This show by email each Sunday morning.  Sign up on the website –  ht tps://

PUBLISHED AUTHOR – In 2018, a book featuring over 60 holiday-themed stories was published.  See details at – Tiny Little Stories of Christmas Love, Joy & Wonder.

NATIONAL MAGAZINE – Annette’s stories, audio and print, are now featured in GRAND, a lifestyle magazine.  See the latest story –…/little-thinkers-by-annette…/. See the latest full issue of GRAND –

Kathy Kniery

Margaret Kaler

The Storytelling Sims